About ICS

The Institute of Communication Studies is a leading research organization in the field of journalism and media studies, public relations and corporate communications. Our mission is to contribute towards strengthening of Macedonian democracy by working with media, civil society and public institutions, educating a critical public that will ask for greater transparency and accountability through engagement in the policy creation process.


Freedom of Expression vs Hate Speech in the Media in Macedonia (policy paper)

The policy paper focuses on the issue of hate speech that exists in the media community in Macedonia. The document provides an overview of the European and Macedonian legislation in this area, and also provides an overview of cases from the practice, as well as recommendations for effective and systematic handling of hate speech.